Black walnut butter cookies

Yield: 72 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Butter; (no substitutes), softened
1 cup All-purpose flour
½ cup Cornstarch
½ cup Confectioner's sugar
½ cup Chopped black walnuts or walnuts
Additional confectioners' sugar

Notes Patsy Bell Hobson, Liberty, Missouri.COUNTRY MAGAZINE In a mixing bowl, cream butter. Combine flour, cornstarch and sugar: add to butter and mix well. Stir in walnuts. Roll in to ¾ inch balls and place 1 inch apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 300 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until set. Cool on wire racks. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 6 dozen.

"This part of the SHOW ME STATE has an abundance of black walnuts, so these cookies certainly represent my region of the country. I created this recipe after a lot of experimentation…my family thinks they're a hit"! Posted to recipelu-digest by ncanty@... (Nadia I Canty) on Mar 22, 1998

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